Friday, February 17, 2017 | 1-6 PM

Theory & Practice

Learn about the integration of faith & work from top thought leaders and hear practitioners talk about how they have been integrating their faith & work in their vocations.

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#JPro16

Spend an afternoon with us exploring how an entrepreneurial mindset can lead towards a greater understanding of what it looks like to practice the full integration of faith and vocation.

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2016 Speakers

Michael Gerson

Michael Gerson

Michael J. Gerson is a nationally syndicated columnist who appears twice weekly in the Washington Post.  He serves as a Fellow at the Center for Public Justice.

Jeremy Casella

Jeremy Casella

Jeremy Casella is a singer/songwriter & recording artist based out of Nashville, Tennessee who has been sharing his songs and stories all around the United States and occasionally parts of Europe for the last 14 years.

Jena Nardella

Jena Nardella

Under Jena Nardella’s vision and leadership, Blood: Water Mission has become an internationally renown equipping agency that partners with African grassroots organizations to address the HIV/AID and water crises.

Mark Weber

Mark Weber

Mark is the Co-Producer of the award-winning film POVERTY, INC., a critical examination of the Western development establishment and the economics of charity through the lens of developing world entrepreneurs and leaders.

Chris Brooks

Pastor Christopher Brooks

Pastor Christopher Brooks is the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a church in the heart of Detroit. Chris’s church is currently working out a model of entrepreneurship that enables inner city residents the ability to own their own businesses.

David A. Lewis, MD

David A. Lewis, MD

Dr. Lewis is the Thomas Detre Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh. As a practitioner, Dr. Lewis will share how his faith informs his role as a physician, educator, and researcher.

Katie Tarara

Katie Tarara

Katie Tarara is a professional working in Pittsburgh. Her life is oriented around getting things done, solving problems, learning daily, and moving toward shalom with kindred friends walking on the same path.

Dan Dupee

Dan Dupee

Dan Dupee has served as President and CEO of the CCO since 1999. Dan is passionate about equipping college students to incorporate their Christian faith into every avenue of life.

Kathy Emmons

Kathy Emmons

You have probably heard her voice on The Ride Home with John & Kathy on 101.5 WORD-FM. We are excited to have Kathy Emmons join us this year to emcee JPro.

Jim Stout

Jim Stout

Jim Stout is a professional in Pittsburgh who is passionate about figuring out what it means to live out God’s story in every part of our lives.

Scott Erickson

Scott Erickson

Scott is a working studio artist who has been exhibited in galleries throughout the Seattle area, Atlanta, and Central California. Scott has been doing live paintings at Jubilee and Jubilee Professional for several years.

Dave Bindewald

Dave Bindewald

Dave Bindewald works for the CCO with medical, dental, and pharmacy students at the University of Pittsburgh. Dave has been the emcee for JPro for several years.

And More!

And More!

Stay tuned as we continue to add thoughtful and engaging speakers to the lineup!